(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- A man appeared in federal court in Las Cruces on Thursday to plead guilty to trafficking methamphetamine.
The U.S. Attorney's Office reports that 37-year-old Alejandro Carrillo was arrested in April after New Mexico State Police found him in possession of about 9 pounds of meth at a traffic stop.
Carrillo, of El Paso, Texas, admitted that he would have been paid $4,000 if he transported the meth from El Paso to Denver, Colo.
Carrillo will remain in custody until his sentencing hearing.
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